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    Painted my door handles

    Over the weekend I decided to paint my door handles and I think they turned out pretty well if I do say so myself. I had looked at replacing them since they are not very expensive but it looked like a lot of work to remove the door panel and do the swap. If my paint job doesn't last long I still may replace them or I may just give them another spray. It really didn't take long. I taped them off, quick wire brushing with a dremel and 4-5 light coats of flat black rust oleum.


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    I did all three and recommend doing it yourself if yours are as faded as mine were.

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    Re: Painted my door handles

    To be honest this looks a lot easier. My old one were much worse than yours were before you painted them and I took them out. The entire process took me hours and hours. Its incredibly awkward position to replace them. This is the smart thing to do.


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    Re: Painted my door handles

    Quote Originally Posted by syrekn_390 View Post
    To be honest this looks a lot easier. My old one were much worse than yours were before you painted them and I took them out. The entire process took me hours and hours. It’s incredibly awkward position to replace them. This is the smart thing to do.
    Thanks, that just confirms what I was thinking after watching a couple of videos about installing new ones.

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    Re: Painted my door handles

    That looks sharp. Now I'm going to see nothing but rust every time I look at mine

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